CPI Update 148 - August 2016

CPI Update 147 - July 2016

CPI Update 146 - June 2016

Proposals for reform of the Land Registration Act 2002

The Law Commission has published a consultation paper on “Updating the Land Registration Act 2002” (Consultation Paper No 227).

CPI Update 145 - May 2016

An assignment from a tenant to its guarantor is void. Really?

Lord Neuberger once famously confessed, as Master of the Rolls in Day & Anor v Hosebay Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 748 (a decision on leasehold enfranchisement), that he had “started, in Boss Holdings [2008] 1 WLR 289, paragraph 26, what I now think is a hare by suggesting an over-literalist approach to the language used by the legislature”. He wished to depart from his over-literalist approach and so the hare was recaptured.

CPI Update 144 - April 2016

Company ownership

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has published the outcome of its consultation on the implementation of rules relating to the register of company ownership and control. In March 2015 the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 received Royal Assent. It inserts a new Part 21A into the Companies Act 2006.

CPI Update 143 - March 2016